Feb 23, 2021

Abby Ackerman - 4th Grade Podcaster

Creative girls usually grow up to be creative women and we're betting that's exactly what's in store for Abby Ackerman. The 4th grader has her own podcast, PW KIDS 11050, which includes the zip code of her Long Island, New York town. When Abby's not in school or interviewing, she enjoys cooking, playing sports, video games, reading, hanging with her friends and 'fighting' with her twin sister and younger brother. We guarantee you'll come away from this conversation, blown away by this engaging, funny, self-assured dynamo!

Feb 9, 2021

Ruby Locknar - Actor, Technical Director, and Podcast Host

Barely in her 20s, Ruby Locknar has a lot of creative credits to her name. She's an actor, technical director, and podcast host. Her theater credits include a national tour with TheaterWorks USA, multiple recordings with Kristen Chenoweth and Alice Cooper, among others. Ruby's technical production work includes "Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party," and "Virtual Halston" with actress Julie Halston, for which she won a BroadwayWorld Award for Best Producer of a Virtual Program. We know you're going to really enjoy meeting this engaging, enthusiastic, classy lady!

Jun 23, 2020

Rosemarie Truglio - PhD, Senior V.P. of Curriculum at Sesame Workshop

It's hard to imagine there's anyone who hasn't heard of Sesame Street. You're about to meet and get to know one of the driving forces behind this iconic, beloved and groundbreaking television series. Rosemarie Truglio, PhD, is Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content at Sesame Workshop, and to that end, oversees content development for television, publishing, toys, home video and theme park activities as well as new show production. Her recently published book Ready for School and the documentary, No Small Matter, take a long, hard look at early childhood education. This is another conversation you can't afford to miss.

Jun 16, 2020

Nancy Giles - Actress, Writer, CBS Sunday Morning Contributor

With the world in such turmoil, who better to navigate these troubled waters with, than past guest, Nancy Giles? You're in for a powerful, honest and yes, hopeful conversation with the award-winning actress, voice-over artist, comedienne, writer and longtime CBS Sunday Morning contributor.

Jun 9, 2020

Maria Pendolino - Voiceover and Founder of BLUE WAVE VOICEOVER

You might not recognize her face, but it's more than likely that you've heard her voice. Maria Pendolino is an accomplished, award winning voiceover actor who has commercials, narrations, e-learning, animation, and video game credits on her extensive resume. She also happens to be the founder of BLUE WAVE VOICEOVER, a collective of professionals who represent the diversity that is the U.S. and who are a 'voice' for change in 2020 and beyond. Needless to say, we cover a lot of ground with this very talented, creative and inspiring woman!

Jun 2, 2020

Candice Marie Woods - Actress, Singer, Dancer

Born and raised in the Lone Star State, Candice Marie Woods left Texas for the Great White Way.  The talented singer/actress currently plays Diana Ross in AIN'T TOO PROUD, the hit musical about the life and times of The Temptations.  Candice has quite a few Broadway credits to her name, including:  HAIRSPRAY, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT AND THE BOOK OF MORMON.  We're excited for you to meet and get to know this warm, engaging, creative woman!

May 26, 2020

Gearah Goldstein - Inclusion/Diversity Consultant

A nationally recognized expert on issues pertaining to the LGBTQ community, Gearah Goldstein works tirelessly to focus and highlight the importance of creating dialogue on race, gender, ethnicity, acceptance and understanding. Her transgender life experience encourages a positive learning environment that opens hearts and minds. This is truly a conversation no one can afford to miss!

May 19, 2020

Linden Thatcher Reed - Educator, Athlete

Meet Linden Reed, Behavior Specialist and....Strongwoman Athlete! She's competed in more than 20 competitions, 6 at the national level. She's also represented the US as a Middleweight at the Arnold (as in Schwarzenegger) from 2016-2019 and at the Official Strongman Games in 2020. Join us as Linden shares her fitness journey from Bikram yoga to Crossfit to serious weight training.

May 12, 2020

Ferne Pearlstein is Back - Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor

She's baaack! And we're delighted to share another conversation with the very creative and accomplished Ferne Pearlstein. While we catch up on Ferne's latest projects, we also focus on her 2016 feature film, THE LAST LAUGH, which is all about finding humor in a crisis seen through the lens of the Holocaust. As we try to deal with and wrap our heads around the COVID-19 nightmare, many have been connecting to THE LAST LAUGH, to help us cope with this crisis and, for that matter, this new normal. There's lots to talk about in this open, frank, and yes, upbeat conversation.

May 5, 2020

Nesa Azimi - Filmmaker

The power of documentaries to educate, expose, inspire and empower is certainly not lost on filmmaker Nesa Azimi. She has worked on more than a dozen such films while on staff as a producer at Rain Media/PBS Frontline, Al Jazeera America, National Geographic and the Cine Institute of Haiti. DRIVER, Nesa's latest project, follows the community of women who work as long-haul truckers and the obstacles/challenges they routinely encounter. Join us as we go 'behind the scenes' with yet another creative woman.

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